‘Obscuring a Muslim name and an American’s sacrifice’

His name was Mohammad Salman Hamdani.  He disappeared on September 11, 2001.  He was suspected of being involved in the 9/11 attacks.  Instead, it appears Hamdani, an EMT and a police cadet, rushed to the twin towers to offer his assistance.  His remains were identified several months later.

The story is heartbreaking; his parents hoped he had been detained by the government rather that acknowledge he probably died.   His colleagues archived an article from the Baltimore Sun here.

He had a Muslim name.  He had an American name.  He was Mohammad Salman Hamdani.  We will not forget.

One thought on “‘Obscuring a Muslim name and an American’s sacrifice’

  1. Resistance,

    I hope your new year is happy, peaceful and prosperous, all the way through! Thank you for all that you do — “getting the word out” makes a huge difference.

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